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Homework Assignment 

Lesson 1 (Jan. 16) 
Course Overview and a Glimpse at Iteration  
Lesson 2 (Jan. 18) 
An Introduction to Maple  Computer Assignment: Complete the Maple lab: 2IntrotoMaple.mws 
Lesson 3 (Jan. 23) 
Intro to Mathematical Modeling and Sequences  Computer Assignment: Complete the Maple lab:
3Sequences.mws 
Lesson 4 (Jan. 25) 
More on Sequences  Iteration and Orbits  Computer Assignment: Complete Handout covering
iteration 
Lesson 5 (Jan. 30) 
Population Models: Linear Growth vs. Exponential Growth  Computer Assignment: Complete
the Maple Lab: 5Exponential.mws 
Lesson 6 (Feb. 1) 
Logistic Growth  Computer Assignment: Complete Maple Lab: 6Logistic.mws 
Lesson 7 (Feb. 6) 
Constructing other Models...  Computer Assignment: Complete
Maple Lab: 7LogisticwithHarvest.mws
Project #1 distributed  Paper due Feb. 15 
Lesson 8 (Feb. 8) 
Longterm
Behavior and Discrete Dynamical Systems 
Computer Assignment: Complete Maple Lab 8 
Lesson 9 (Feb. 13) 
Chaos and Bifurcation Diagrams  Computer Assignment: Complete Maple Lab 9 
Lesson 10 (Feb. 15) 
Review/Leeway  
Lesson 11 (Feb. 20) 
Exam 1 
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